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$85 -- Private Flight Lesson over Chesapeake Bay, Reg. $200

Sold out - This deal was published April 08, 2013 and sold out April 22, 2013.
$85 -- Private Flight Lesson over Chesapeake Bay, Reg. $200
By Travelzoo Staff
Soar over the Chesapeake Bay and downtown Annapolis during an introductory flying lesson with Freeway Aviation in Bowie, Md. Subscribers can save nearly 60% on an hourlong one-on-one Discovery Flight lesson with this Local Deal for $85, regularly $200.

Why we love it

  • Save nearly 60% on an introductory flight lesson in Bowie, Md.
  • Includes 20 minutes of ground instruction and 40 minutes in flight
  • Fly over the Chesapeake Bay and Annapolis with views of downtown D.C.
  • Lessons can be scheduled 7 days a week


April 7, 2013 - Oct. 8, 2013


Freeway Aviation
3900 Church Rd.
Bowie, MD 20721
(See Map)
Tel: 301-390-6424

What's included

  • Lessons with FAA-certified flight instructors take off from Freeway Airport, only 40 minutes from downtown Washington, D.C. Start with 20 minutes of ground instruction that will cover the mechanics and functions of the plane and its controls. Then, experience 40 minutes of fly time in a Cessna 172 aircraft and practice the four fundamentals of flight -- climbs, turns, descents and straight and level flight -- while taking in views of the bay and downtown D.C. Aspiring pilots can log the flight time to put toward a pilot's license.
Travelzoo Tip: Travelzoo customers also get 20% off their second private lesson with Freeway Aviation.

The fine print

Vouchers can be redeemed starting Monday, April 8, through Oct. 8, 2013. Reservations are required. Not valid on major holidays or holiday weekends. 24-hour cancellation policy applies. Must be at least 15 years old to participate. There is a 300-pound weight limit. See below for full terms and conditions.

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$85   $200
58% off | 343 bought
Travelzoo deal by
Freeway Aviation
99% Enjoyed Freeway Aviation
99% (105 ratings)
Sold out at
10:59 p.m. CT on April 22


M – F, 9am – 9pm ET

99% Enjoyed Freeway Aviation
(105 ratings)
Quality of Service
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Overall Enjoyed Most Other Comments

Besides being able to fly a plane, I really enjoyed the people there. Everyone is extremely friendly and informative. It is also a very relaxed and welcoming atmosphere that still feels professional.

This was my second time using a voucher with Freeway Aviation, and I hope I have the opportunity to use another. Flying is fun but pretty expensive without the deal.

Oct 14, 2013 Adrienne Maryland, United States

Great experience - will certainly fly again!

Oct 08, 2013 Thomas Maryland, United States

The fantastic views from the plane.

Anyone wanting to learn to fly should go to Freeway Aviation

Oct 08, 2013 Michael Maryland, United States

I enjoyed the freedom of flying the plane. John, my instructor, immediately handed over the control to me as soon as we were safely in the air. I wasn't nervous, and I saw beautful sights that you can only appreciate from that high in the sky. John answered all questions I posed to him.

Oct 08, 2013 Niki Maryland, United States

the instructor was smart and easy to be around

Oct 08, 2013 Neal Maryland, United States

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3900 Church Rd.
Bowie, MD 20721
Tel: 301-390-6424

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This Travelzoo Local Deal at Freeway Aviation sold out at 10:59 p.m. CT on April 22 when 343 vouchers were purchased.

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